In September, the ASUC Senate passed a bill that would declare no confidence in Napolitano if she failed to meet a list of demands by the third week of October 2013. The demands urged Napolitano to take drastic measures to support undocumented students at the university.Full Story»
As UC President Janet Napolitano settles into her new position at one of the world’s most prominent institutions of public higher education, students, faculty and others who opposed her appointment are settling in for the long term as well.
Associated Students Senate passed resolutions regarding a variety of issues at its final meeting of the quarter on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Among these issues were support of University of California workers, transportation for disabled students, fundraising for typhoon relief, development of the new AS Pardall Center, and the University of California Student Association (UCSA) IGNITE campaign.
AFSCME 3299 President Kathryn Lybarger, in a submission to UC Los Angeles’s Daily Bruin, said, “For the past 18 months, patient care and service workers have negotiated in good faith, seeking to secure a long term contract with the UC.”
Gov. Jerry Brown’s remarks to the University of California Regents at their meeting on Nov. 14 were hardly amiable.
UC had asked for more money than the 5 percent increase Brown gave them in this year’s budget. Brown said the Legislature would grant no more and “that’s kind of the reality sandwich that we have to chew on.”
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